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highlighted the differences between a future labour government and the current conservative liberal democrat coalition. he was elected party leader in 2010 he spoke to party members at their annual conference. this is about an hour and five minutes. >> it is great to be in labour manchester. and you know manchester has special memories for me because two years ago i was elected the leader of this party. i'm older. i feel a lot older actually. [laughter] i hope i'm a bit wiser. but i am prouder than ever to be the leader of the labour party. [applause] you may have noticed that doing this job you get called some names, some of the nice, some of them not so nice. let me tell you my favorite -- it was when mitt romney came to britain and called me "mr leader." i don't know about you but i think it has a certain ring to it myself, it's sort of half-way to north korea. mitt, thanks a lot for that. let me tell you a bit of insight in to conference. i always look forward to conference. but the leader's speech, as previous leaders will attest, can be a bit of a trial. you get all kinds of advice fro
, a lot of government jobs added. but for some reason, i've always been told you need 200 to 250 to make a dent. 114 got a 300 basis point drop? it's crazy. and there's a reason -- you know what they're calling people that are saying this. they're calling help truthers. throwing them in with the birthers. >> i don't believe that there was conspiracy to make the jobs number -- >> i know that. and anyone that says that will be called a truther. so you don't say the government's lying. you can't say that. yet if you add in two months more government workers than at any it time since 1948 for the past two months, the government can do -- >> but that goes to his point the u-6 number is -- i don't know if it's more accurate. >> it's broader and takes in to account the part-time workers that don't want to be part-time. they want the full-time job. so it's a broader measure of giving us the breadth of the labor market and the health of it and that's why when i say the unchanged number, i sort of ignored the headline number and didn't think it was that big of a deal. >> normally we'd focus on the
francisco route now. i think a lot of people are off for a -- a lot of the government offices are closed for columbus day and interstate 880 also looks pretty good. if you are driving near the coliseum. a little bit of slowing though on southbound 880. it's not all that deep. >>> a very good morning on this monday. cold out there for some. mostly clear. there is a little bit of patchy fog. some -- some of these clouds starting to work their way in. you can see this to the left of the screen. if this drives over us, we'll cloud up and maybe get a few showers. everything says it will get close to us and get on the coast and -- well, it will head to central and southern california. i think later tonight and tuesday would be the day to get possible showers. there are a few upper 30s near st. helena, calistoga, kenwood. sonoma county airport. increasing clouds, partly cloudy, cooler, start -- cooler starting late tonight. again, it looks like it is heading south. it will be a santa cruz mountains event. mostly sunny, cooler in the afternoon after a cold morning. inland temperatures warmed up
of government, we must cordons to the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought by the military- industrial complex. >> why was that speech so important? >> it warned against the military industrial complex. it is a cliche now. people did not think much of the speech at the moment, but they have since then. he spent much of his presidency making sure the military did not get out of hand. he kept military spending city. that was hard to do in the 1950's. tremendous pressure. we were creating a nuclear arsenal. he invented this -- his own service. military spending in the 1950's was 70% of the federal budget, today is about 25%. >> next sunday on a " q&a." >> see the vice presidential debates, this thursday night, live on c-span, c-span.org radi. next, your calls and comments on "washington journal." cent at 8:00 p.m., a debate in the u. s senate race. c-span's web site provides live coverage of all of the debates. it is the only place you'll see the behind the scenes excites and sounds before and after the debates. watch your created clips as well. reid streaming
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